Tag: Far-right

Human Rights Situation in Crimea: A Brief Analysis of the EP Vote

February 11, 2016

On February 3, 2016, the European Parliament adopted a resolution “on the human rights situation in Crimea, in particular of the Crimean Tatars.” The resolution reminds that “the Russian Federation has illegally annexed Crimea and Sevastopol and therefore violated international law, including the UN Charter, the Helsinki Final Act, the 1994 Budapest Memorandum and the […]

How Alexander Dugin’s Neo-Eurasianists Geared Up for the Russian-Ukrainian War in 2005-2013

January 26, 2016

The Neo-Eurasianist perspective on Ukraine was formed already in the 1990s, when Russian fascist Alexander Dugin argued, in his Foundations of Geopolitics, that Ukraine was “an unnatural state” consisting of four major regions with allegedly different geopolitical loyalties, and that a sovereign and united Ukraine constituted a major threat to the geopolitical security of Russia […]

Ukraine Live Day 701: Azov Denounces Video Threat To Netherlands As Fake

January 19, 2016

The Azov Regiment has declared that a video, in which men, presenting themselves as Azov members, burn the Dutch flag and threaten to carry out terrorist attacks if the Netherlands fails to ratify the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine, is fake. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The […]

Ukraine Live Day 695: Savchenko Returns To Court On 27th Day Of Hunger Strike

January 13, 2016

Nadezhda Savchenko has returned to court today while on the 27th day of her renewed hunger strike. The court has once again rejected defence submissions. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For […]

Ukraine Live Day 694: Talks Begin In Minsk As Fighting Worsens

January 12, 2016

Negotiations are reportedly beginning in Minsk today as both sides exchange claims of shelling with mortars over the last 24 hours. Fighting has been reported near Donetsk, Gorlovka, Mariupol and Krymskoye, in the Lugansk region. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable […]

Is Russia Insider Sponsored By A Russian Oligarch With Ties To The European Far Right?

November 23, 2015

The emails leaked by Anonymous International last year give us a few insights into the workings of the English-language, pro-Putin propaganda website Russia Insider. Its editor Charles Bausman launched the website in September 2014, and described the rationale behind the website as follows: It was started in September 2014 by a group of expats living […]

Russian Politicians Building an International Extreme Right Alliance

September 15, 2015

Ukraine Live Day 564: Blasts In Two Ukrainian Cities While Front Remains Relatively Calm

September 4, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]

Ukraine Live Day 513: Ukrainian Military Reports 100 Attacks Over Last 24 Hours

July 15, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]

Ukraine Live Day 448: Heavy Fighting Near Peski, Stanitsa Luganskaya And Shirokino

May 11, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual […]